Yard Supervisor

Duluth, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
US$ 45,000 - US$ 55,000 per year, $45k - 55k per year + none
Ref. Number
Kvale, Sarah, Spherion
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Job Description

We are looking for a qualified and hardworking Yard Supervisor for a local Duluth, MN company! This a permanent, full-time, direct hire position with working hours on Monday-Friday from 7:00am-3:30pm. Comprehensive employee benefit plan to include:
--Qualify for health benefits the first of the month following 60 days of employment.
--Qualify for 401K plan immediately for employee contributions and after one year of service to receive company match.
--Paid Time off is prorated the first year based on 15 days per year.
--Qualify for Employee Stock Ownership Plan after 1 year of service

The Yard Supervisor will supervise all facets of the scrap yard, including scale, ferrous, non-ferrous and car parts operations, and effectively execute all schedules and plans.

Working hours: 7:00am-3:30pm

The Yard Supervisor is accountable for yard and scale operations, yard personnel, and all safety and environmental issues, which at a minimum will include the following:
--Assist with the development, and cary out all plans for receiving, production, storage, and shipment of scrap iron and metals.
--Participate in the development of production standards for all operations, and use them as benchmarks for individual worker performance.
--Assure that all production and shipping schedules are adhered to.
--Move all material in the yard through the system, with particular emphasis on "saved" material such as excess yard gons, storage cars, unused, or obsolete equipment and parts, etc.
--Identify and notify management of all unsold materials that are ready for shipment.
--Participate in ongoing cost reduction studies and execute all resultant plans.
--Maintain direct contact with railroads and truckers, and make sure that demurrage and delays are kept to a minimum.
--Supervise and monitor receipts of all material to assure that the company receives what they purchase, and communicate all discrepancies to the General Manager.
--Supervise the direction of inbound materials to assure that placement is consistent with production and general yard plans.
--Conduct weekly one on one safety contacts, monthly safety committee meetings, and bimonthly general safety meetings
--Insure that safety rules are being followed in all aspects of the operation.
--Conduct quarterly yard safety inspections with Safety Committee
--Be versed on all OSHA regulations and carry out all required testing and training
--Become familiar with and assure that company is in compliance with all environmental regulations
--Conduct regular environmental audits
--Administer Spill Prevention & Safety Storm Water Plans

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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